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Old 12-19-2011, 03:53 PM   #66
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Default Re: What was Mark Waid's issues with the 1986 retelling?

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Weren't Batman's sales at an all time low in 1964? Nearly forcing DC to kill off Batman entirely? Only to be saved by the genius editorial work of Julie Schwartz?
Superman comics sold bigger in the '50s with the success of the Adventures of Superman television show starring George Reeves. Julius Schwartz and Carmine Infantino boosted the Batman sales with the new look in 1964 and the '60s Batmania hit with the success of the television show starring Adam West and Burt Ward in 1966, which boosted the sales of Batman comics enormously into the bigger seller, outselling Superman.

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Wow, brilliant post, man. Seriously, I couldn't possibly counter debate that. That post is a thing of beauty and a joy forever. You're obviously a true scholar of Batman lore
You've convinced me. Well played, sir. It's great to debate with someone who has the hard facts to back up what they say
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